How to find the RAM type (DDR2/DDR3) of the system using command prompt?
I have tried
SYSTEMINFO in command prompt but it did not display the RAM type.
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You can use the
wmic command to find out the information about your memory:
wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel, Capacity, MemoryType, TypeDetail, Speed
The MemoryType returns the type of your Memory: 21=DDR-2 etc, Here is a complete list of information you can get from the MemoryChip Class.
In my case unfortunately the type is unknown (0), but I still get some useful information:
There is software out there that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.
These program will display the details for you (and more). One example is CPU-Z. A screenshot that shows the information you are looking for:
Now, as per the excellent comment left by Breakthrough (I've copied it in case for any reason he decides to delete his comment):
You can run CPU-Z from a command prompt, and using the -txt=report.txt will place the CPU-Z output into the file report.txt without invoking the GUI (it also mentions a -console switch to output the information to STDOUT, but says it works under Windows XP only for some reason). See additional parameters here for additional details. – Breakthrough
Another alternative you can use, which is free, is Speccy....by the same people who make CCleaner.
It gives you all your hardware specs, as well as temps, voltages, and other data in real time
for me, i can't see the voltage of the rams on my laptops for some reason using any of the programs mentioned above...
if you have the same problem as me,
once you find the part number using cmd (see the picture above by other posts)
wmic memorychip list full
google the part number, and you shall be able to find more relavant information on your ram.
Firstly by part no. (eg. HMT451S6AFR8C-PB ) the webpage is no longer available but there's cache on google! XD https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:8vi-pY_TttYJ:https://schreibfehler.eu/w-123/hmt451s6afr8c-pb.html+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=sg&client=firefox-b
from the webpage i found out the name and maker of the ram, then i searched again with voltage as search string.
" SK HYNIX 4GB 1Rx8 PC3 12800S voltage " https://www.ebay.com/p/SK-Hynix-4gb-Pc3-12800-Ddr3-204-pin-SODIMM-1-35v-Low-Voltage/664910591
i guess you can try searching directly in ebay as there is alot of second hand parts on sale on ebay and your ram might just pop up on the list using part no. as the search string.
Open the Command Prompt from the Start menu. You can also press ⊞ Win + R and type cmd to start it. Type wmic MEMORYCHIP get BankLabel,DeviceLocator,Capacity,Speed and press ↵ Enter . ... The BankLabel column will tell you which slots the RAM chips are installed in.